OUR SPONSORS

 

 

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CARUS

Carus aims to bring leading technology based business solutions to the passenger shipping and leisure industry.

By acquiring Quintek in 2015, Carus added on-board POS on to our well established reservations, departure control, e-commerce, CRM and port automation platform; providing our shipping clients with the technical possibility to manage the relationship with customers at key touch-points throughout their journey.

Our advanced products support the sales and business processes of all types of ferry and cruise operators and for almost two decades, Carus has been serving a growing client base across four continents, serving more than 30 million passengers and five million vehicles every year. Our clients span all operational niches of the passenger vessel industry.

In addition to our technology solutions, Carus has established an executive consulting panel drawn from some of the most respected global passenger shipping experts who have operated at boardroom level and have the ability to advise on all aspects of your business.

 

 

 

 

DNV GL

Driven by its purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries. Operating in more than 100 countries, our 15,000 professionals are dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

DNV GL is the world's leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges. We also pay special interest to ferries and the well-being of the industries supporting passenger-carrying vessels. For more than one decade the DNV Ferry Committee has given active support to Interferry.

 

 

 

 

 

JADROLINIJA

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUSTAL

Austal is The Australian Shipbuilder, defence prime contractor and maritime technology partner of choice – designing, constructing and supporting defence and commercial ships for the world's leading operators.

From safe, modern and efficient shipyards operating in Australia, the USA and the Philippines - and service centres located around the world - Austal has successfully delivered more than 255 vessels to 100 operators in 44 countries, since 1988.
With over 5,000 employees worldwide, the ASX-listed shipbuilder boasts a growing network of skilled naval architects, designers, engineers and industry-leading manufacturing teams that have developed iconic commercial vessels such as the 127m Benchijigua Express and 102m Condor Liberation trimarans and the world's longest high speed catamaran, the 113 metre Leonora Christina.

As a global defence prime contractor, Austal has designed, constructed and supported naval vessels such as the Independence variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) and Expeditionary Fast Transport (T-EPF) platforms for the US Navy, the Cape-class Patrol Boat for the Australian Border Force and the new High Speed Support Vessel for the Royal Navy of Oman.

Austal's demonstrated capability to deliver customised solutions based on proven designs – on time and on budget - has seen both defence and commercial clients from around the world continue to engage Austal to deliver complex, multiple vessel acquisition and value adding through-life support programs.

 

 

 

DAMEN SHIPYARDS GROUP

Damen Shipyards Group operates 32 shipbuilding and repair yards, employing 9,000 people worldwide. Damen has delivered more than 6,000 vessels in more than 100 countries and delivers some 180 vessels annually to customers worldwide. Based on its unique, standardised ship-design concept Damen is able to guarantee consistent quality.

Damen's focus on standardisation, modular construction and keeping vessels in stock leads to short delivery times, low 'total cost of ownership', high resale values and reliable performance. Furthermore, Damen vessels are based on thorough R&D and proven technology.

Damen offers a wide range of products, including tugs, workboats, naval and patrol vessels, high speed craft, cargo vessels, dredgers, vessels for the offshore industry, ferries, pontoons and superyachts.

For nearly all vessel types Damen offers a broad range of services, including maintenance, spare parts delivery, training and the transfer of (shipbuilding) know-how. Damen also offers a variety of marine components, such as nozzles, rudders, anchors, anchor chains and steel works.

In addition to ship design and shipbuilding, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has a worldwide network of 15 repair and conversion yards with dry docks ranging up to 420 x 80 metres. Conversion projects range from adapting vessels to today's requirements and regulations to the complete conversion of large offshore structures. DSC completes around 1,500 repair and maintenance jobs annually.

 

 

 

 

 

VOLVO PENTA

Volvo Penta is the Volvo Group's marine specialist and acts as an independent supplier of diesel engines, propulsion, genset and auxiliary systems, supporting customers from the design stage to installation and aftermarket service.

 

 

 

WÄRTSILÄ

Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency,

Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2016, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world.

Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABB

ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 140,000 people. To the shipping industry, ABB offers an extensive portfolio of integrated marine systems and solutions that improve the flexibility, reliability and energy efficiency of vessels. By coupling power, automation and advisory, proven fuel-efficient technologies and services that ensure maximum vessel uptime, ABB is in a unique position to improve the profitability of customers' business throughout the entire lifecycle of a fleet.

 

 

 

CURRENT CORPORATION

Current Scientific Corporation is the Canadian manufacturer of the Night Navigator series of Electro-Optical systems: rugged, marinized and low maintenance, offering a broad range of night vision solutions, tailored to all maritime applications.

Our systems are operated worldwide on a diverse range of vessels, including USV, Special Ops RHIBS, Interceptors, FPV, OPV, SAR, HSC, Fast crew transporters, Icebreakers, Seismic Research vessels, Fishing vessels, freighters and cruise ships.

Night Navigator night vision camera systems are certified to the HSC code and have been trusted on High Speed Passenger Ferries (HSC) since 2000. New Night Navigator 1000 configurations now further provide entry level solutions to all ferries and crew transport vessels navigating at night.

Offering multiple configurations integrating thermal imaging in LWIR, MWIR & SWIR, Image Intensified Night Vision, HD Day, Low light, Laser Range Finder, non-lethal deterrent Laser Dazzler, the Night Navigator is the solution to meet the requirement of your mission.

Night Navigator Electro-Optical systems are the only systems to combine non-lethal deterrent to detection/recognition/identification of threat in one compact system exportable to all end users.

 

 

 

EDEA TRANSPORT TECHNOLOGY

E-Dea develops innovative end-to-end software solutions for the maritime sector, covering the entire booking/reservation process. Our solutions include a comprehensive set of technologies, software, hardware products, services, methodologies and best practices for supporting Ferries, Cruise and Ports organizations in handling complex and modern business challenges.

Thanks to E-Dea fully tailor made solutions, combined with a highly oriented partnership approach, our customers have achieved significant benefits in terms of cost reduction, revenue increase and peace of mind in the overall management of the business.

 

 

 

 

HAMILTON JET

With experience spanning six decades, HamiltonJet provides a totally integrated waterjet propulsion solution to the marine industry. From initial enquiry and right through the lifespan of a vessel, HamiltonJet offers a comprehensive customer support package that is second to none. HamiltonJet has been providing waterjet propulsion solutions to the marine industry since the 1950s, and has installed more than 53,000 waterjets into vessels around the world. Through this experience HamiltonJet understands the wide range of conditions, situations and tasks a modern vessel needs to be able to undertake on a daily basis throughout its operating life.

 

 

 

 

HOGIA

The Hogia Group is a Swedish standard software supplier with 600+ employees, going on our 37th year in the business. Hogia is showing continuous and long term growth in terms of product offering and global presence and we offer a unique range of business critical products for the travel and transport sector. Internationally, we provide ferry operators with reservation systems, advanced real time passenger information systems and terminal operating solutions.

One of our key strengths is integrations as we see this as a way to the future. With our extensive BOOKIT API, the integration possibilities are nearly endless. Today it is used for ticket machines, mobile check-in, web booking engines to name just a few. We also work in close cooperation with Microsoft and have Gold partner status. They assist us to ensure we always have a modern, reliable platform and they provide us with the latest technology tools available.

 

 

 

 

LIFERAFT SYSTEMS AUSTRALIA

Liferaft Systems Australia (LSA) is a dynamic company formed specifically for the design and manufacture of high quality Marine Evacuation Systems (MES) and large capacity liferafts. LSA has developed a product that is synonymous with quality and reliability, which is of paramount importance in the marine safety industry.

LSA products are industry renowned and are installed on all types and sizes of passenger & personnel carrying vessels, including conventional ferries, high-speed craft, cruise ships, military vessels and large private yachts worldwide.

 

 

 

 

 

MTU

MTU is the core brand of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG, which is a world-leading provider of high- and medium-speed diesel and gas engines, complete drive systems, distributed energy systems and fuel injection systems for the most demanding requirements. The product range of MTU is one of the widest and most modern in the sector. We offer comprehensive, powerful and reliable engine solutions for yachts, commercial ships and naval vessels, construction and industrial vehicles, agricultural machinery, mining, rail and military vehicles as well as for the oil and gas industry. We also provide a full line of service products to help you maximize uptime and performance.

 

 

 

PDMS COMPASS

PDMS have been providing a range of technology solutions for the ferry industry for over 20 years. Our Compass Ferry Reservation software is a robust solution for remote, demanding and complex ferry services - including inter-island, multi vessel, routes, fares, tickets and ship configurations. Using Compass your passengers can also reserve tickets via their mobile phone. Compass can be either client server or run as a web based application. Compass Ferry Ticketing software and rugged handheld machines issues printed tickets at the point of transaction, on open decks and via the web from a centralised system. It can be operated online or offline so that even if network connectivity is lost customers can still be ticketed. Our Compass solutions offer a range of features to help you increase efficiency, reduce operation costs and to provide great customer service to your ferry customers.

 

 

 

REMONTOWA SHIPBUILDING

 

 

 

 

RINA

 

 

 

 

ROLLS-ROYCE

Rolls-Royce is a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, and has established a strong position in global markets – civil aerospace, defence aerospace, marine and energy. plus a large services organisation providing lifetime support for the products and systems.

A major strength is its ability to innovate, developing new technology to meet emerging requirements. There is a strong focus on reducing energy use and minimising emissions.
Rolls-Royce employs over 50 000 skilled people in offices, manufacturing and service facilities in 46 countries. The Group has a strong commitment to apprentice and graduate recruitment, and to further developing employee skills.
For customers in the cruise and ferry industry Rolls-Royce offers the NVC–series of ship designs, together with all major systems.

Our comprehensive range of products and services also includes diesel and gas engines, propulsion systems, deck machinery, manoeuvring and stabilisation systems, control systems and automation systems.
Rolls-Royce serves over 4,000 customers and has equipment installed on 30,000 vessels operating around the world. Our extensive product base and proven experience in both ship design and systems integration, enables Rolls-Royce to bring the right products together to develop the systems that meet the performance requirements.

 

 

 

 

STENA RORO

Our Stenability – Your Profitability!

Every situation is unique, as is every solution. Stena RoRo's vessels transport the products of leading companies safely and securely. The combination of products and services is based on innovation, proven technology and long experience.

We call it Stenability.

 

 

 

 

STRATEGIC MARINE

Strategic Marine is a global specialist shipbuilder, operating in six key markets; Defence/Paramilitary, Ferries and Transportation, Fishing and Aquaculture, Oil and Gas, Ports and Infrastructure, and Renewable Energy.

Strategic Marine's history of excellence in shipbuilding and related construction, began in Western Australia over 30 years ago. The company operates shipbuilding and construction facilities in Singapore and Vietnam, and is able to meet commissions for custom designs or provide fast turnaround on production and delivery of standard designs for a range of purposes, fitted out to client specifications.

Strategic Marine has built and delivered over 600 vessels of both aluminium and steel for a variety of clients in the maritime, offshore and naval defence sectors. Our solid reputation for the manufacture of high-performance vessels, historically focused on aluminium, has also become associated with steel-based construction in recent years.

In 2014, Strategic Marine became part of the TRIYARDS Group, a Singapore-listed shipbuilding and fabrication company, bolstering its financial capacity and fabrication, increasing the ability to take on more varied projects in the marine and infrastructure markets.

Strategic Marine has gained new ferry orders from clients around the world ranging from 24m to 70.6m in length to be delivered in 2017/18:

1 x 36M Monohull Ferry
1 x 24M Luxury Catamaran Ferry
1 x 40.39M Catamaran Ferry
1 x 84.5M ROPAX Ferry
2 x 70.6M LNG ROPAX Ferry

 

 

 

 

V TO V - VICTORIA TO VANCOUVER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAVID MACBRAYNE LTD.

 

 

 

 

CROATIAN REGISTER OF SHIPPING

 

 

 

 

ELKON - Electric System Integrator

 

 

 

FRS GROUP

 

 

 

GLOBAL EAGLE

 

 

 

GRIMALDI GROUP

 

 

 

LLOYD'S REGISTER

 

 

MATADURA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRODOSPLIT

 

 

 

 

UES SEATING

UES Seating design and manufacture a complete range of seating for modern ferries, from simple seats for short commuter trips to reclining lie flat luxury options. Functionality, durability, ease of maintenance, comfort and refinement are core features of all product lines with options for light weight vessels, fast ferries and Ropax vessels.

Specialising in creative and practical solutions, we liaise closely with clients and achieve optimal results by understanding and appreciating their objectives. We believe in continuously looking forward, seeking out new technologies, and conceiving ways to add value and enhance passenger
experiences.

UES Seating is a division of family owned UES International Pty LTD, an international supplier of engineering hardware and transportation products since 1904.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INCAT

 

 

 

 

ISS GMT GLOBAL MARINE TRAVEL

 

 

 

 

 

 

NAIAD DYNAMICS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLADDING-HEARN SHIPBUILDING

 

 

 

 

 

PRESSREADER

 

 

 

 

 

CAVOTEC MOORMASTER LTD.